Dr. Mani Salarian (#224 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation titled “Development of Novel Collagen-targeted Protein Based MRI Contrast Agent for Precision Imaging of Liver Chronic Diseases,” on Wednesday, June 13, under the direction of Dr. Jenny Yang. Committee: Drs.: Jenny Yang (chair), Markus Germann, Ming Luo, Zhiren Liu, Shella Keiholz, Phillip… more »
Results of research in Ivanov Lab involving DNA-repairing enzyme of thymine-DNA glycosylase (TDG) are published recently in the following websites:
Press release from SDSC (San Diego Supercomputer Center): http://www.sdsc.edu/News%20Items/PR20180530_DNA_repair.html
From GSU News Hub article with a link to published paper on PNAS: https://news.gsu.edu/2018/05/29/researchers-make-discoveries-about-key-enzyme-in-dna-repair-study-finds/
Another link to published paper on PNAS from Ivanov Lab… more »
Chemistry Awards Ceremony 2018 Friday, March 23, 2018 Student Award Recipients
Chemistry Undergraduate Gold Award (research): Noa Erlitzki (Dr. Gregory Poon’s Group)
Chemistry Master’s Gold Award (research): Farad Marmarchi (Dr. Maged Henary’s Group)
Chemistry Doctoral Gold Award (research): Bingchen Yu (Dr. Binghe Wang’s Group)
Best Overall University Scholar (undergraduate, academic): Saajid… more »
Dr. Isela Rodriguez-Bussey (#223 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) has successfully defended her Dissertation titled “INTEGRATING PROTEIN DYNAMICS AND ENHANCED CONFORMATIONAL ENSEMBLES TO BETTER UNDERSTAND THEIR ROLE IN BIOMOLECULAR FUNCTION” on April 24, 2018, under the direction of Dr. Donald Hamelberg. Committee: Drs.: D. Hamelberg(Chair), S. Mooring and D. Wilson.
Please join the department in congratulating… more »
Dr. Shukkoor Kondengaden (#222 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) has successfully defended his Dissertation titled “SMALL MOLECULE INHIBITORS OF G9a AND HDAC FOR TARGETED CANCER THERAPY AND DNA ENCODED GLYCAN LIBRARY (DEGL) FOR EARLY DETECTION OF CANCER” on April 10, 2018, under the direction of Dr. Peng George Wang. Committee: Drs.: P. Wang(Chair), M. Henary, G.… more »
Dr. Jacob Ball (#221 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) has successfully defended his Dissertation titled “Mechanistic studies on D-arginine dehydrogenase and Functional Annotation of a Novel NADH: quinone Oxidoreductase” on March 29, 2018, under the direction of Dr. Giovanni Gadda. Committee: Drs.: G. Gadda (Chair), D. Dixon, D. Hamelberg.
Please join the department in congratulating him!
Research by Dr.Binghe Wang’s lab on using carbon monoxide as a combined payload with antibiotics was featured on EurekaAlert! Science News by AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science, publisher of Science journal): https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-02/gsu-cmi022118.php
Also featured on GSU news website: http://news.gsu.edu/2018/02/20/carbon-monoxide-improves-effectiveness-antibiotic-fights-stomach-infection-study-finds/
The original research paper can be found here: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.orglett.7b03348
GSU Chemistry faculties Dr.Wilson & Dr.Boykin, in collaboration with Dr.Poon have synthesized compounds that help suppress the progression of AML(Acute Myeloid Leukemia) via DNA transcription inhibition and ALS(Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) via RNA suppression.
Dr. Ning Fang’s work was mentioned in CE&N (Chemical & Engineering News) January 29, 2018 issue: https://cen.acs.org/articles/96/i5/Custom-catalyst-quantifies-effect-nanoconfinement.html (Pay-walled)
The paper cited was published in Nature Catalyst in January 22, 2018 issue: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41929-017-0021-1
Dr.Jun Yin’s lab recently published a paper in Nature Communications and another one in Science Advances: